Department of Physical Therapy News
The Physical Therapy Department offers a doctorate of physical therapy degree designed to prepare students for entry into the profession. Students are prepared as generalists, but then have an opportunity to investigate the orthopedic, pediatric, and geriatric specializations through clinical exposures and student research opportunities. The curriculum provides a comprehensive background in the art and science of physical therapy and prepares graduates for state licensure examination eligibility.
Current Physical Therapy News
U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of top graduate and professional schools ranks 22 UNLV programs within nation’s top 100 in their field.
The first NIH-funded project at UNLV for this physical therapy professor will focus on people with Down Syndrome.
UNLV researchers monitored the motion of the thoracic spine, lumbar spine, and knee as part of the testing process.
Formerly called School of Allied Health Sciences, the renamed unit has also launched new department of brain health.
Physical therapy became her career of choice because of the opportunity to help people rediscover fun in their lives, and – most importantly – a work-life balance.
In 2018, faculty and students collaborated with one another and international colleagues on scientific exploration that sought to help people make sense of themselves and the world around them.
Physical Therapy In The News
While working on the computer, we slip into autopilot so often that we fail to realize when we ended up in that familiar position - leaning forward without support, head bent down, and eyes close to the monitor.
If you're a slumper, straighten up! Doctors say they're seeing a jump in patients coming in with neck and shoulder pain from spending too much time bent over their tablets and e-readers.
After it’s been a day, our beds and sofas can look pretty inviting — so much so that we often sprawl stomach down on them to chill.
Chiropractors now have access to myriad advanced testing options.
The posture, not the time spent in front of the screen, is the first factor of these musculoskeletal disorders of a new kind.
Simply Money Advisors discuss how using a tablets and phones could cause damage to your neck.